1959 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1959 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1959 record4–5 (2–3 CCAA)
Head coach Don Reed (2nd season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1958
1960  
1959 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Fresno State $500  730
Los Angeles State 320  730
Cal Poly 320  630
UC Santa Barbara 230  640
Long Beach State 230  450
San Diego State 050  161
  • $ Conference champion

The 1959 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State College [note 1] during the 1959 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

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The team was led by head coach Don Reed, in his second year, and played home games at Veterans Stadium adjacent to the campus of Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California. They finished the season with a record of four wins and five losses (4–5, 2–3 CCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 188:15 pmat UC Santa Barbara
L 19–27
September 268:00 pm Sacramento State [note 2] *W 19–0
October 38:00 pm San Francisco State [note 3] *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 0–12
October 108:00 pmat San Diego State [note 4] W 14–67,500 [1]
October 178:15 pmat Cal Poly [note 5] L 3–6
October 242:00 pm Los Angeles State [note 6] Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 12–74,800 [2]
October 318:00 pm Cal Poly Pomona [note 7] *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 7–28
November 78:00 pmat Pepperdine [note 8] *W 25–72,800
November 138:00 pm Fresno State [note 9]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 8–293,500 [3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming

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Team players in the NFL/AFL

No Long Beach State 49ers were selected in either the 1960 NFL Draft or 1960 AFL Draft. [6]

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  2. California State University, Sacramento was known as Sacramento State College from 1947 to 1971.
  3. San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
  6. California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  7. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) was known as Cal Poly Kellogg-Voorhis Unit from 1957 to 1965. However, it was more commonly known as Cal Poly (Pomona).
  8. Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
  9. California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.

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References

  1. Howard Hagen (October 11, 1959). "Long Beach State Jolts Aztecs, 14-6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. G-1.
  2. Jerry Wynn (October 25, 1959). "L.A. State Wins Grid Debut, 25-8". Independent Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. p. C-1. Retrieved January 21, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  4. What's Cooking at Long Beach State Football 1959 (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: LBSC Athletic Department. 1959.
  5. The LBSC 49ers in '60; Long Beach State Football (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: LBSC Athletic Department. 1960.
  6. "1960 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.